Month: September 2018

mkbrantley September 15, 2018

September 15, 2018 –  Barton College will resume a normal class schedule beginning Wednesday, September 19, at 8 a.m. The College will need to add extra class sessions for the Tuesday classes at the end of the semester. Faculty will adjust their syllabi to make sure that students complete all necessary course work this semester. […]

mkbrantley September 13, 2018

September 13, 2018 – Even as Barton’s Emergency Response Team continues to closely monitor Hurricane Florence and the updated storm track models, the College is preparing to welcome students back to campus and to classes as soon as possible following the storm. Campus preparations have been carried out this week with great efficiency and care […]

mkbrantley September 11, 2018

September 11, 2018 — Barton College is excited to welcome Dr. Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, as the featured speaker for its inaugural Interfaith Leadership Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 25. The topic of his lecture will be “Out of Many Faiths: Religious Diversity and the American Promise.”  Dr. Patel recognizes America as […]

mkbrantley September 11, 2018

Students playing corn hole at the Greek cookout. | Contributed Photo Septemebr 11, 2018 – Barton College fraternities and sororities hosted a cookout, which seemed to be one of the more popular activities on campus this week. Students interested in Greek life filled center campus Wednesday, Sept. 5, at the annual all Greek cookout. The […]

mkbrantley September 11, 2018

September 11, 2018 – Every year the Barton Office of Student Success looks for new ways to improve academic performance on campus, and this year is all about “becoming bold.” This fall program will include any resources and events to learn about bold community, academics, engagement and careers. Each of the segments have different activities […]

mkbrantley September 11, 2018

September 11, 2018 – The fall 2018 semester brought one of the largest freshman classes on Barton’s campus in many years. Within this large class stands the first cohort of the Presidential Leader- ship Fellows (PLF) program. The new program, created by Barton President Dr. Doug Searcy, and Vice Presidents Dr. Chrissy Coley, and Dennis […]

mkbrantley September 11, 2018

September 11, 2018 – David Finnegan-Hosey has filled the Barton college vacancy of college chaplain and director of campus ministries, which has been vacant since the fall of 2017 when former chaplain Jamie Eubanks departed. Finnegan-Hosey obtained his master’s of divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. He also studied clinical pastoral education at […]

mkbrantley September 11, 2018

Brig. Gen. Norman C. Gaddis, left, was honored by Barton College with an honorary citation at the college’s 9/11 service of remembrance and recognition ceremony Tuesday at Howard Chapel. Barton President Douglas Searcy is shown shaking Gaddis’ hand. | Drew C. Wilson, Wilson Times September 11, 2018 – The recipient of an honorary citation from […]

mkbrantley September 11, 2018

September 11, 2018 – Jeff Tilson assumed his new role as Barton’s director of housing and residence life on July 16, 2018. Tilson earned his bachelor’s degree in public relations from the York College of Pennsylvania and his masters of Education in college student a airs from Rutgers University. He first became interested in pursuing […]

mkbrantley September 11, 2018

Students talk to Office Of Student Success staff members at the open house. | Contributed Photo September 11, 2018 – The annual Hackney library open house took place at the start of the 2018 fall semester on Aug. 23 from 4-6 p.m. All students and faculty of the college were invited to attend, however, the […]

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